Author: sharefest

Sharefest Spoken Word Event 2019

Below are a few samples of the work shared at our annual Spoken Word Event and a recap video. Each of these pieces was written and presented by Sharefest students. Enjoy! CinquainLitteringArrogant, distastefulTrashing, polluting, destroyingOur oceans are dyingKilling – Dan Nguyen Dark ThoughtsMissing people comes…

Your Voice

Written by: Derrick Engoy To say that my first week teaching Creative Writing to high school students was amazing would be a tremendous understatement! But using the word “tremendous” would be a perfect start. Our journey, this semester, will be under the direction of using…

2017 Summer YDA: Voices of Hope

“If you really knew me, you would know I care about…” From this space of personal experience and compassion, 34 students from twenty local high schools shared about their concerns for their communities on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at the Asomugha Foundation in Los Angeles. Students…